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Kalona Family Restaurant

111 5th St, Kalona, IA 52247-9639
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good18%
  • Average26%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible10%
6 Mar 2017
“A good dining experience!”
17 Jan 2017
“Average Restaurant”
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
111 5th St, Kalona, IA 52247-9639
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Reviewed 2 June 2017

Good food, very good waitress, but the owner-manager ruined the evening! Food was very good- chicken stir fry really hit the spot. then the owner- manager ruined the whole experience. As we leaving and paying the bill, I had for a copy of the receipt....More

Thank jaf183
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

We were in kalona walking around and spotted this place. Good food reasonably priced. Salad was fresh and the hickory burger was excellent

Thank AmanaSH
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Comfort food at it's best in a comfortable family restaurant. An excellent menu variety with large portions. Very good service. Worth a stop. Low prices.

Thank John M
Reviewed 17 January 2017

This is a good family restaurant, but not to keen on the service and friendliness. Sometimes the service is very slow.

Thank N5909YClindab
Reviewed 7 December 2016

stop here when in town. Well I did till today. Waitress was very rude to everyone she served. Slamming stuff around and yelling how much she hated the guest to the kitchen staff. When we finally got the food I ask for another drink she...More

Thank Ashley S
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

They have breakfasts, lunches, dinners- wide variety of all the usual stuff. Waitress was very nice. Prices rather high (sandwich and cup of soup $10). Not very attractive decor but reasonably cleanish. Kind of a strange lay-out. Worst part: everything seems to be frozen, pre-packaged...More

Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed 17 October 2016

The chicken breast we ordered was not a whole breast, but thin slices of chicken breast with a minimum of seasoning. It was slightly under-cooked. The baked potato was the best thing on the plate. There were lots of flies that wanted to share the...More

Thank GFCTx
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We stopped here for lunch on our way to a retreat. Our plan A didn't work out and we needed something quick to eat. This was a nice restaurant. Wait staff was friendly. My friend ordered the taco salad and it was big enough for...More

Thank victoriah788
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Lots of delicious choices. I refer the pork tenderloins. Everything we had was wonderful. Friendly staff and easy to ask questions.

1  Thank Dorothy W
Reviewed 22 August 2016

This restaurant serves breakfast all day. Most of the folks around me had sandwiches and their lunches looked good. The waitress recommended the tenderloin sandwich. What arrived was a processed meat patty on a bun. Very disappointing. The service was slow but friendly. In the...More

Thank kateg1414
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 5th St, Kalona, IA 52247-9639
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Kalona
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